The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 13 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 101 106 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 14.17% 12.06% 12.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.47% 14.42% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 92 89 112
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
578 735 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.07% 83.62% 76.95%
Number of salaries quoted 484 650 656
Average salary £42,500 £40,325 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% +7.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 102 (46.58%) JavaScript
2 94 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (42.01%) HTML
4 86 (39.27%) Linux
5 76 (34.70%) Java
6 73 (33.33%) C++
7 72 (32.88%) Degree
8 67 (30.59%) UNIX
9 66 (30.14%) XML
9 66 (30.14%) .NET
9 66 (30.14%) SQL Server
9 66 (30.14%) CSS
10 58 (26.48%) SQL
10 58 (26.48%) PHP
11 56 (25.57%) C#
11 56 (25.57%) OO
12 50 (22.83%) TDD
13 48 (21.92%) Computer Science
13 48 (21.92%) Python
14 40 (18.26%) Windows
15 39 (17.81%) Oracle
16 38 (17.35%) C
16 38 (17.35%) MVC
16 38 (17.35%) jQuery
16 38 (17.35%) Ajax
17 37 (16.89%) Spring
17 37 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (16.44%) Algorithms
19 35 (15.98%) Mathematics
19 35 (15.98%) MS Excel

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (11.42%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.65%) Apache Solr
3 5 (2.28%) Apache
4 4 (1.83%) Node.js
5 2 (0.91%) CMS
5 2 (0.91%) JBoss
5 2 (0.91%) Drupal
5 2 (0.91%) Mule
5 2 (0.91%) WordPress
6 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 35 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.46%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.46%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.68%) Broadband
2 13 (5.94%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.20%) Network Security
4 6 (2.74%) CTI
5 3 (1.37%) LAN
5 3 (1.37%) ATM
5 3 (1.37%) Internet
6 2 (0.91%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.14%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.70%) MySQL
3 20 (9.13%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.74%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.83%) Big Data
5 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.46%) SQLite
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (14.61%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.24%) Eclipse
3 27 (12.33%) Jenkins
4 20 (9.13%) Subversion
5 16 (7.31%) JIRA
5 16 (7.31%) Maven
6 11 (5.02%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.11%) Moq
8 8 (3.65%) JUnit
8 8 (3.65%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.20%) NUnit
10 6 (2.74%) Grunt
11 5 (2.28%) JSUnit
11 5 (2.28%) Ant
11 5 (2.28%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.83%) Gradle
12 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.37%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.91%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (4.11%) Finance
2 4 (1.83%) Games
3 3 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.46%) Electronics
4 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.46%) Automotive
4 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 124 (56.62%) Developer
2 78 (35.62%) Software Engineer
3 46 (21.00%) Java Developer
4 40 (18.26%) Graduate
5 33 (15.07%) Senior Developer
6 29 (13.24%) Software Developer
7 24 (10.96%) Graduate Developer
8 23 (10.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 23 (10.50%) PHP Developer
9 19 (8.68%) Graduate Java Developer
10 18 (8.22%) C# Developer
11 15 (6.85%) Senior C# Developer
12 13 (5.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 12 (5.48%) C++ Software Engineer
14 9 (4.11%) Junior
15 7 (3.20%) Junior Developer
16 6 (2.74%) Senior Software Developer
16 6 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
17 5 (2.28%) Senior PHP Developer
17 5 (2.28%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (42.01%) HTML
2 66 (30.14%) XML
2 66 (30.14%) .NET
2 66 (30.14%) CSS
3 38 (17.35%) jQuery
3 38 (17.35%) Ajax
4 37 (16.89%) Spring
5 33 (15.07%) ASP.NET
6 27 (12.33%) HTML5
7 26 (11.87%) AngularJS
8 24 (10.96%) Web Services
8 24 (10.96%) SOAP
8 24 (10.96%) JSON
9 22 (10.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (10.05%) CSS3
10 21 (9.59%) RESTful
10 21 (9.59%) LAMP
11 18 (8.22%) .NET Framework
12 17 (7.76%) STL
13 16 (7.31%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.92%) Computer Science
2 36 (16.44%) Algorithms
3 35 (15.98%) Mathematics
4 32 (14.61%) Client/Server
5 14 (6.39%) Physics
5 14 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.11%) Statistics
7 6 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.28%) Kindle
9 4 (1.83%) Life Science
10 1 (0.46%) Robotics
10 1 (0.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 86 (39.27%) Linux
2 67 (30.59%) UNIX
3 40 (18.26%) Windows
4 9 (4.11%) Solaris
5 6 (2.74%) Android
6 3 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.37%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.37%) FreeBSD
7 2 (0.91%) Debian
7 2 (0.91%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.57%) OO
3 50 (22.83%) TDD
4 38 (17.35%) MVC
5 37 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (15.53%) Multithreading
7 25 (11.42%) BDD
8 24 (10.96%) OOD
9 22 (10.05%) SDLC
10 21 (9.59%) Project Management
11 18 (8.22%) User Stories
12 17 (7.76%) OO PHP
13 16 (7.31%) E-Commerce
13 16 (7.31%) Web Development
14 15 (6.85%) Mentoring
14 15 (6.85%) Domain-Driven Design
14 15 (6.85%) Scrum
15 13 (5.94%) Coaching
15 13 (5.94%) Test Automation
16 12 (5.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (46.58%) JavaScript
2 76 (34.70%) Java
3 73 (33.33%) C++
4 58 (26.48%) SQL
4 58 (26.48%) PHP
5 56 (25.57%) C#
6 48 (21.92%) Python
7 38 (17.35%) C
8 28 (12.79%) PL/SQL
9 17 (7.76%) Perl
10 14 (6.39%) Ruby
11 6 (2.74%) Embedded C
12 5 (2.28%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.83%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.83%) PHP5
13 4 (1.83%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.37%) VBScript
14 3 (1.37%) Go
15 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 72 (32.88%) Degree
2 15 (6.85%) PhD
3 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) ISEB
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.02%) QA
2 7 (3.20%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.28%) DICOM
4 3 (1.37%) HL7
5 2 (0.91%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.37%) Puppet
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) StatsD
2 1 (0.46%) logstash
Vendors
1 39 (17.81%) Oracle
2 11 (5.02%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.57%) Zend
4 6 (2.74%) Google
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